Around 11,500 years ago, the body of a young baby was carefully buried in what is now central Alaska. Today, DNA extracted from her remains is helping to shed light on how the human race first came to settle the Americas.
Statues and gravesites have been damaged at the Carmel Mission in California, where the remains of an18th-century Spanish missionary, Father Junipero Serra, are buried. Serra, considered a brutal colonialist by some, was canonized last week.
Potentially lethal biological agents were unleashed on an unsuspecting British public and chemical warfare was trialed on military personnel as part of Ministry of Defense (MOD) experiments carried out over decades, a shocking new book reveals.
Members of the Romanov dynasty intend to address the Moscow City Hall with the request to rename a metro station that currently is named after the Bolshevik who played a key role in the 1918 execution of Tsar Nicolas II and his family.
The IAEA will have no problem monitoring uranium production in Iran, the problem will come when the agency is asked to look into things where they have no expertise like explosives, detonators, missiles, says former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley.
Despite mass protests, a key panel of Japan’s parliament has approved legislation concerning the deployment of the country’s troops abroad. If the bill gets the MP’s nod on Thursday, this may leave the country’s pacifist post-WWII policies in the past.